Do you want to surprise your guests with something they will never forget? One of the effects of this flower, when you eat it, is that it sleeps the mouth. Do you dare? The electric flower is a gastronomic experience for the senses.
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The Buzz button or Acmella oleracea also known has Sichuan flower
This plant has its origin in Brasil and has the particularity that it has no petals. But the most impressive of the electric flower is the numb sensation that it gives when you eat it.
When you eat this flower, there are several phases that occur on the palate: it gives you a “cramp” (soft or strong, depending on the sensitivity of each person), your mouth falls asleep, you begin to feel “tingling” and an intense freshness that floods the whole mouth. But the most impressive effect of the electric flower is that it intensifies the flavours of everything that is consumed after this flower. A whole tsunami of sensations concentrated in an edible flower!
A curious fact about this flower is that the active principle of oral anaesthesia is extracted from it.
This flower is perfect for a cocktail. It is mainly used to combine with Gin tonics, as the contrast of flavours and the explosion of sensations. But it can also be used for salads, creams and soups or for any type of meat.
In Innoflower we also recommend using this flower for the preparation of biscuits. To do this, you should make powder with the whole electric flower and mix it with the dough.
The component that makes the electric flower have anaesthetic properties, as well as antimicrobial, vasodilator and antioxidant is spilantol.
From Innoflower we encourage you to take a look at our blog, where you will not only find articles about the world of edible flowers, but you will also find simple recipes that you can make at home and surprise your guests.
Cooking with flowers is simple and fun. Dare to “flower-up” your recipes!